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Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
hillary clinton the secretary of state today. she had this to say about the hostage crisis. >> it is absolutely essential that we broaden and deepen our counter terrorism cooperation going forward algeria and all countries of the region. >> michael: what do you say -- you know, what do you think of the posture of hillary clinton now in reaction to what happened in aljeeria and what is going on in north moli in terms of how the american state department is reacting. i heard you say we have not been proactive here, but what do you think of the reaction? >> the reaction has been slow in coming. there are a number of americans still held hostage in that same gas facility. so they have to be very cautious what they do say. and i'm certainly not going to fault the secretary of state for being cautious. that said the counter terrorism cooperation has been slow in coming. the french have not been getting the kind of satellite photographs, drones and other technical assistance they would expect from their nato ally. the need to say the european nations can't pay ransom money to terrorist grou
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
us sort through the issues of the events of the day, clinton yates is the current news editor for the washington express, a copy here. i took the bus to the train. the bus got caught off earlier than i thought but everything was smooth. rush-hour level packed. people being nice to each other. i even got a seat. >> this weird twilight where people were understanding their night of partying and people were getting up to see t you have a mix. >> metro closed with drunk people. >> the party you are referring to basically had to wait it out. cabs weren't anywhere because the streets were shut down. >> what do you do twhouf wait it out at 2:00 a.m. i know what i did. >> exactly. i am sure some people already in their seats or stalling on the mall. al friend took his post at the front door of the capitol at 1:00 a.m. >> on the job. who hell is going to show up at 1:00 a.m.? >> how long are those shifts at that point? >> schumer wanted a good seat. everybody had to get there early. under the constitution, the president and the vice president terms ended at noon on sunday. they had to have
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
experience. back in 1995 when clinton was president, newt gringrich was the speaker of the house. he said he would shut it down to teach a lesson to the crazy spending democrats. he shut it down twice around christmas and thanksgiving. the national parks closed, people quit getting their social security checks, and guess what happened, it wasn't from a weak re-election to a re-election. not a good idea. >> jennifer: michelle, ben bernaanke told cnn that he's in favor of totally scrapping the debt ceiling. do you think he's on to something? should we get rid of it? >> i agree with him. there is no reason to have it, and then every so often we have to have arguments whether to raise it and whether or not the u.s. government is going to default on its obligations to people all over the world. i think bernanke is a very smart person and i think he knows what he's talking about and hopefully his sentiment will pick up steam on the hill. >> jennifer: we'll see about that. this is a subject that is not going away. let me switch quickly to politics. the rnc chairman reince priebus will pursu
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Jan 18, 2013 3:00am PST
up to the top. bill clinton out in california saying, you think i am in good health? you ought to see hillary. >>nu number 5. >> she has always been very health, very low pressure very low standing heart beat. i tell her she has time to have three more husbands after me. >> you go, girl. line them up. but not until i am gone. president obama at the news conference we had with him this week, he was asked about the fact that he has a reputation for being such a stuffed shirt, and he says, what? me? >> number 4. >> most people who know me know i am a pretty friendly guy. and i like a good party. >> i like a good party. in fact, he went out last night with michelle obama, his wife for her 49th birthday, had a good party at cafe milano. jon stewart has some things to say about lance armstrong and all of the faith that some of us put into lance armstrong, even wearing that dumb bracelet. >> number 3: >> i believed nu-lance armstrong armstrong. i space -- i shelled out a dollar for a rubber let. i did it for you. when i think of the fact that i spent a... >> well, i think we all 0 cancer
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
one of the crazy republicans elected in 1994 and then became a clinton conspiracyialyial theorist. so i think the voters of his district know how to treat that behavior, by senning him home. >> stephanie: a new poll finds that president obama's approval rating 55% approve 43% disapprove. so i -- doesn't that make you crazy, karl when these republicans go on and say the american people -- >> well they mean, you know the people in the try corner hats. the various koch brothers. >> stephanie: yeah, all of the koch brothers. >> yeah. by the way they would be in a much better place as a party, and we would be in a much better place as a country if they knew what the american people wanted. they will win elections from time to time in the near future but unless they change their stances on issues, unless they come around to issues that are popular with young people and single people and women and gay people and people of color -- >> stephanie: most carbon-based life forms. >> yeah unless they come around on those issues in 15 years there won't be a republican party like it looks today. >> t
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
way that bill clinton was not. and what obama meant is that obama changed the ideological course of the country. . in 1981 within two minutes reagan declared government is not the solution government was the problem. and this speech was owed to big government. it was a hymn to big government. >> because it was a stupid thing for ronald reagan to say. where did government spending go under ronald reagan by the way? >> stephanie: yeah. >> hello? the government is not the solution the government is the problem, except when it comes to buying aircraft carry ores. >> stephanie: yeah. bill o'reilly yesterday. >> he appealed to emotion rather than the million -- mechanics of getting everybody in place of recovery. he is on the road to disaster and doesn't seem to care. >> stephanie: wow. >> everything looked disastrous yesterday, didn't it? he looked like it's over men -- >> brown people lying around in costumes. >> my political career is over. i like bill o'reilly saying he appealed to emotion. you know why he said it appealed to emotion, because we get in line! >> stephanie: don't block
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Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
the world, secretary of state hillary clinton took fire as she answered questions about the attacks in benghazi that killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens and she not only exhibited strength she also displayed raw emotion. >> for me this is not just a matter of policy. it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines care rid those flag-draped caskets off of the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sister and brothers, the sons and daughters, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> jennifer: it is truly touching. though many republicans seemed more concerned with making a name for themselves on national television than with investigating how hopes to americans were killed. some of the biggest fireworks came from what the state department told the public following the incident. they said it was perpetrated bay group of protesters. and here is ron johnson questioning secretary clinton. >> we were lead that there were supposedly protests and something spraining out of that. and that was not the fact and the ameri
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> good morning. secretary of state clinton will testify today before the senate foreign relations committee about the september 11th attack on our consulate in benghazi that killed cons late chris stevens and three other americans. senator rubio will be among those questioning her. and any exchange between the two could make for an interesting dynamic. senator rubio is among the contenders for a 2016 white house bid. secretary clinton is a favorite on the democratic side. blame was laid on the state department for systemic failures and deficiencies in management that resulted in grossly inadequate protections for our facilities abroad. secretary clinton already has taken responsibility for the department she oversees and democrats on the committee say the goal now is to figure out how best to protect our diplomatic outposts. also on the house side, a vote to increase the debt limit for three months. it comes with a stipulation that both chambers pass a budget in the next four months or both chambers go without pay. i'm not sure this is a threat the american people would mind so mu
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Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
thanks for being here. tomorrow, hillary clinton goes to the hill to talk about bengahzi. we view the challenges for her and president obama's second foreign policy. plus the bush years could have been known the world according to dick cheney. brit brit explains it all. he's next right here in the war room. [ male announcer ] the exclusive air suspension in the 2013 ram 1500. ♪ ♪ engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet but they're gonna fall in love get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with cha
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Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
being here. tomorrow, hillary clinton goes to the hill to talk about bengahzi. we view the challenges for her and president obama's second foreign policy. plus the bush years could have been known the world according to dick i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood hostility, agitation depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health prob
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
clinton walking into the capitol building. we're looking forward to seeing him on the dais. it has been announced the bushes will not be attending this morning's inauguration. >> jennifer: not too much of a surprise. i want to pick up on the question of what we expect to hear because bill is talking from the perspective of a progressive who actually reports out of washington, d.c. i believe that what we're going to hear today is -- you can hear the announcements at this point. the chiefs of staff arriving. i love it as though they announce them as though we're at the state of the state. >> he ran the war in iraq for two years. we have the other gentleman. >> john: very good. there is of course, reverend al. presidential contender himself back in 2004. i want to get back to the point you were just starting, governor. >> jennifer: i think he is going to remind those who are watching, which is all of america, not just congress, he's going to be speaking over their heads. he's going to be speaking to america. his issues that he's identified are issues that america wants him to solve. whethe
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
clinton was quote hilary clinton's husband, you may recall. the former president offered his take. >> whenever i am stubborn about something in our constant quest at my self-improvement -- she refers to me as her first husband. [ laughter ] >> because i told her she is going to live to be 120 and have time for plenty more. >> jennifer: for those of you who are worried about secretary clinton's health she is going to live to be 120 that's the official word from the official first gentlemen. now for the most shocking news we have had in a while. fox news channel has hired a new paid contributor, former ohio congressman and champion of the left, dennis cuccinech. the joins joe trippi ron williams, all i can say is wow. just wow. a quick break and then brett ehrlich stops engaging in twitter wars just long enough to cover other people engaging in twitter wars. en ♪ >> jennifer: now being in congress is a job just like any other, and just like any job, people who do it, use the internet to waste time. so here to report on the latest time waster is an expert on the subject, brett ehrl
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Jan 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
fiscal responsibility and bill clinton balanced the budget. as you'll remember, fox news in the late '90s was nothing but them praising bill clinton. never said a bad word. >> john: bill clinton is the real fiscal conservative. moving on to something we can all agree on regardless of their political persuasions, tsa is getting rid of the body scanners ending the virtual strip searches is. this really a software issue or did they realize they hadn't studied the long-term health effects of having radiation touch all of your organs at once? >> i'm upset about it because those full body scans are the most action i get. >> the most attention my body gets. >> i'm going to be lonelier than ever now. >> people were outraged. you start reading the articles, they should be outraged. it is radiation. because they're revealing our body parts. i will take my pants off at the ticket counter just promise i won't get cancer. i don't care about that. >> they're being cagey. they're not saying if it's because they discovered they're killing us or if because the way they put it originally, they co
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
passed an assault weapons ban supported by presidents ford and reagan. president clinton pushed as part of a broader anti-crime package. even rudy giuliani supported it against the will of his party. will president obama's have a better chance of passing? >> if it is in one package the entire package could rise or fall based on one vote. i think if it is a comprehensive package, it may be shifting majorities. i know in the crime bill, there was strong support and strong opposition for a lot of different items but there is a majority across the board, i think if we had broken that up, it would not have had the adverse political effect. many people believe they lost their seats in congress because of the crime bill. because of the assault weapons ban. others did not vote for it because they had death penalties and other problems. i think there was a shifting majority for all of those so that those who oppose one or another wouldn't have to step up and vote and risk their seat for the package. i believe there's a lot that we can pass. we should pass everything we can. i would be a lit
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Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
big day today here on capitol hill secretary of state, hillary clinton will finally testify today on events in benghazi. yes, yes, republicans are still -- the election is long gone, but they are they are trying to exploit the murder ofan an american am bats dor for cheap political purposes. they don't blame the terrorist who killed them. they blame the state department who nominated him in the obama administration. whose side are they on anyway? give them hell hillary today. give them hell. we will talk about that and more on the "full-court press." the latest: today's current news update lisa has it out in los angeles. >> hey bill majority leader is giving an ult mader. reid is giving mccog36 hours to come up with a plan, to about midday tomorrow. over the last few years we have seen a record number of filibusters from republicans. now reid wants to shift the power to the minority, to require 41 members to vote to maintain a filibuster rather than the usual 60 votes to end it. many democrats and filibuster reform advocates are sponsoring that plan, calling it an effective middle pa
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Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
secretary of state hillary clinton. george, do you see him play an extended role in foreign policy or will he late john kerry take the lead. >> i think he will. his speech focused on making sure friends of old enemies. he's focusing on democrac diplomacy. that's something that obama will have to get involved with at that level. i think he will get involved. >> john: one more time, alex, does john kerry have a charisma deficit that the president needs to worry about. >> john kerry has never been known for charisma, but he has been on the stage for a long time and he can hold his own. >> that's why the two of you are always the smartest kids in class. thank you so much for coming on, on this inauguration day. >> thank you. >> john: what would martin luther king jr. be doing if he were alive today? chances are he wouldn't be working for the koch brothers. coming up next. only on current tv. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? the tons of obama m
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
clinton or bush or reagan administration, et cetera, then people voted to increase the debt limit because it's not about future spending. it is about spending that has occurred and that is like getting your credit card bill in the mail and you've made the purchases and then you say well, hell, i'm not going to pay the bill. >> stephanie: really would be like talking to mastercard and going we really need to cut spending. so i'm not paying this. >> i'm just not going to pay my bill. >> stephanie: you're the one that ran up the spending. >> congress ran up the bill. you can have a debate and conversation about those efforts. >> i think what's incredible, i've been look at the commentary and the quotes from some of our colleagues on the other side of the aisle. you know, shall remain nameless in a political -- i think it is possible that we would shut down the government, government to make sure that president obama understand that we are serious. we always talk about whether or not we're going to kick the can down the road. i think the mood is that we've come to the end of the road.
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
two-term presidents before him. president clinton launched his second term at 60%. the economy is still a tough spot for the president and taxes. after releasing a ridiculous ad going after the president's children, the nra is attacking again, this time via a fund-raising email, claiming the president is raising $20 million to jam his anti-gun agenda through congress and accuses the administration of trying to quote reduce your freedom to ashes. i warns of mandatory gun confiscation, and a forced buyback program. it sounds a lot like death panels, and the president is not acting alone. president obama is working alongside his rich gun hating friends in hollywood, and michael bloomberg. they fail to mention he is also the mayor of new york city. we're back after the break. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a hum
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
got to tell you. the ires preparable the irreppressableible bill clinton talking about don't worry about hillary. she had a little health problem here but she has bounced back. he said she is one strong mama. >> she has always been very very healthy and she has very low blood pressure, standing heart beat. i tell her she has time to have three more husbands after me. >> great. this sounds like it will be a little family joke as she fires back at him, too. >> whenever i am stubborn about something in my constant quest for self improvement, she refers to me as her first husband. >> so funny. >> my first husband. >> she is now, i mean, you know we've always thought of bill clinton as a rock star and he is, but she is getting up close to maybe even surpassed him. at the gold even globes the other night, when he was there, the two hosts, amy poehler and tina fey said, do you know who that was? that was hillary clinton's husband. >> that was his husband, called him bill rodham clinton. >> i think she may have surpassed him. you know, i think what he is indicating there is we haven't seen
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
did between the clinton-era tax rates where we had great prosperity and the bush-era tax rate where we didn't have that prosperity. for some reason we chose to go with the bush-era tax rates for 99% of americans. that makes no sense. >> but again-- >> and boehner is saying now he's literally i got 99% of what i want. do you have confidence he's not going to get anything in the next round? >> i have confidence in the president by separating this out got what he wanted. separating this whole debt ceiling out was his strategy--i don't think you'll hear john boehner say he got 99% of what he wanted. >> cenk: the ending of the negotiations. but whether they're going to negotiate or not i think the president will say i'm not going to negotiate over the debt ceiling, but the sequester is happening at the same time and i'm negotiating over the sequester. >> that might be part of the negotiation. the president was careful today in this press conference as you just showed to say we're talking about in. this is about doing the debt ceiling about paying the debt. it has nothing to do with the s
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Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
when the cud napping too -- kidnapping took place. hillary clinton i says anti-terrorism fors have been in close contact but the situation we mains fluid. >> the security of the americans held hostage is our highest priority ask we care about the other algerian and foreign hostages as well. and because of the fluidity and the fact there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> according to the bbc five american hostages survived the assault and have left algeria and one irish hostage was freed. many kidnappers and four hostagas were killed and efforts are underra way to free those being held. a spokesman for the extremists say 35 hostages and 15 kidnappers died in the assault today. you a surveillance drone is said to be giving real tim surveillance. robert greenwald is back from pakistan to determine if strikes are strickly targeted targeted on terrorists are making americans safer or creating a new generation ofant i-american militants. >> you are creating 1,000 morminds in people who will go i
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Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
, president clinton, all smoked marijuana but are willing to put 750,000 people a year in jail for doing the same exact thing they did they just didn't get busted on. how about prosecuting pot? do you know that it costs us $10,400 every time somebody is arrested. if you're conservative, shouldn't you be outraged by that that we're wasting that kind of money. we waste $7 billion annually on this nonsense, understooding 800 fistula million dollars in courts costs and $3.1 billion in prison costs. it's important to get really dangerous criminals like matthew davies. take a look of this dangerous dangerous man with his family. the biggest drug launderers in the world are the criminals as h.s.b.c., one of the largest banks in the world. our justice democratic said oh, sorry, they're too big to jail. we can't put them in prison, even though they launder mexican drug cartel money. and they put matthew davies in prison. lets bring in matthew's wife and steve raglan is his attorney. thank you for joining us, we really appreciate it. >> thank you. >> first of all molly how did this idea for the bu
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Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
, bill clinton whatever, and it was -- boy the president our news conference today. he covered like 11 or 12 topics. boom boom, boom, boom. not yesterday. two topics. there was nothing again on chuck hagel. nothing on immigration reform. nothing on climate change. nothing on jobs. nothing on the flu. why not ask a question about the flu? nothing on molly. we're giving tactical assistance to the french who are bombing these islamic forces. maybe that's a good thing to do so we have american troops involved in another like mini war and nobody even asks a question about it? it is appalling. >> it really is appalling. >> bill: right. there were questions about guns but what i wanted to ask you about, igor, you've been on top of this. last night new york state the state senate, controlled by republicans, voted 43-18 at 11:00 last night to pass the toughest gun restrictions in the nation. the first state to act in the wake of newtown which was a month ago yesterday by the way. >> yes, it was. >> bill: and today the state assembly is expected to follow and governor cuomo is going to sign thos
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